Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 59 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +29
Permanent jobs citing Python 79 149 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.69% 4.59% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.42% 8.46% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 49 92 46
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £53,175 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.35% +17.65% -2.30%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,065 1,762 1,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 49.79% 54.27% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1,413 1,128
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +20 17 £46,250 +27.59% 7
Knutsford -5 14 £44,000 -2.22%
Daresbury - 8 - -
Chester +3 6 £43,750 +34.62% 3
Winsford - 3 £32,500 -
Macclesfield +23 2 £67,500 +159.62%
Crewe +8 1 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Northwich - 1 £65,000 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 40 (50.63%) Linux
2 38 (48.10%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (43.04%) DevOps
4 31 (39.24%) Java
5 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
5 21 (26.58%) Docker
6 20 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (22.78%) PHP
7 18 (22.78%) SQL
8 16 (20.25%) Finance
8 16 (20.25%) Ruby
9 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
9 15 (18.99%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (18.99%) Ansible
9 15 (18.99%) Kubernetes
10 14 (17.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 14 (17.72%) AWS Lambda
10 14 (17.72%) Datadog
10 14 (17.72%) Serverless
10 14 (17.72%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (17.72%) Analytics
10 14 (17.72%) Multithreading
11 13 (16.46%) Unix
11 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
12 12 (15.19%) XML
12 12 (15.19%) Banking
13 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (13.92%) Windows
13 11 (13.92%) Perl
13 11 (13.92%) Velocity

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.06%) Apache
1 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) nginx
2 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (48.10%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (18.99%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (17.72%) Amazon SQS
3 14 (17.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 14 (17.72%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (17.72%) Datadog
3 14 (17.72%) Serverless
4 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (12.66%) Amazon S3
5 10 (12.66%) CloudFront
5 10 (12.66%) Route 53
6 8 (10.13%) OpenShift
7 6 (7.59%) GitHub
8 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.27%) SaaS
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (3.80%) VPN
3 2 (2.53%) BGP
3 2 (2.53%) OSPF
3 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.27%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) LAN
4 1 (1.27%) Multicast
4 1 (1.27%) RIP
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon RDS
1 10 (12.66%) Big Data
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.06%) GIS
5 3 (3.80%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.27%) Azkaban
6 1 (1.27%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Jenkins
2 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.39%) Selenium
4 6 (7.59%) JIRA
5 5 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.80%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.80%) Subversion
7 3 (3.80%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.53%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 10 (12.66%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.59%) Law
5 5 (6.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.80%) Advertising
7 2 (2.53%) Retail
8 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (25.32%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) Developer
4 10 (12.66%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Data Scientist
8 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Python Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Ruby Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.80%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) XML
2 11 (13.92%) Velocity
3 9 (11.39%) JSON
4 5 (6.33%) Django
5 4 (5.06%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.06%) Kafka
5 4 (5.06%) RESTful
6 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.80%) Node.js
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 2 (2.53%) Anaconda
7 2 (2.53%) CSS
7 2 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.53%) HTML
7 2 (2.53%) J2EE
7 2 (2.53%) Spring
8 1 (1.27%) Ajax
8 1 (1.27%) Polymer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Cloud Native
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) NHS
6 2 (2.53%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) Smart City
7 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.63%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 11 (13.92%) Windows
4 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.59%) CentOS
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.27%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) Debian
7 1 (1.27%) Fedora
7 1 (1.27%) openSUSE
7 1 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) DevOps
2 14 (17.72%) Analytics
2 14 (17.72%) Multithreading
3 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.92%) Data Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) Performance Optimisation
5 10 (12.66%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.66%) Wealth Management
6 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.39%) Data Science
6 9 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.39%) Visualisation
7 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
8 7 (8.86%) Cryptography
8 7 (8.86%) Machine Learning
8 7 (8.86%) Secure Coding
8 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) Java
2 18 (22.78%) PHP
2 18 (22.78%) SQL
3 16 (20.25%) Ruby
4 11 (13.92%) Perl
4 11 (13.92%) R
5 9 (11.39%) C#
5 9 (11.39%) Go
5 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
6 8 (10.13%) C++
7 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.59%) C
9 5 (6.33%) MATLAB
9 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.06%) Scala
11 2 (2.53%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) PhD
3 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.80%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.27%) CCNP
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Docker
2 4 (5.06%) vSphere
3 3 (3.80%) Corosync
3 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.53%) HDFS
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) iptables
5 1 (1.27%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (18.99%) Ansible
2 15 (18.99%) Kubernetes
3 7 (8.86%) Puppet
4 5 (6.33%) Nagios
5 4 (5.06%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.06%) Terraform
6 3 (3.80%) Icinga
6 3 (3.80%) Opsview
6 3 (3.80%) Pacemaker
7 2 (2.53%) Kibana
8 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.27%) Grafana
8 1 (1.27%) logstash
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.27%) Salt
8 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) New Relic
1 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.80%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.53%) Cisco
4 2 (2.53%) Splunk
4 2 (2.53%) Teradata
5 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.27%) F5
5 1 (1.27%) Facebook
5 1 (1.27%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Talend
5 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.27%) Veritas